The poster advertises statistics relating to violence against women. Poster reads "119 women died in domestic violence in 1989 in Canada. First Mourn. Then work for change" and "Statistics from the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. Concept and design by Joss Maclennan. Produced by Standard Fine Printing." Image of red roses on a background of white lace. Come to a candlelight vigil. The poster was originally in the Women's Information Center collection in Toronto. This collection comes from several donations made in the second half of the 1980s, by women involved in several Canadian organizations surrounding the feminist movement since the early 1970s.
This object consist of a blanket with woven decorations. The decorations are the Parliament tour, and tulips. In each flowers has been sween an inscription: Human Rights Institute, Margerite Ritchie (Qc.) - Women's suffrage - Margaret Maclellan, C.F.U.W president 1961-1964 - Family Law and Education Workshops - Briefs on pensions pornography and generic drigs - Status of Women - [Alitta Marty First woman IID.] - Ottawa Club Founded 1910 - Ruth Bell National President, The Roster - Red Cross WWI and II - Alice E. Wilson - IFUW Refuge Fund - CFUW 1st Meeting 1920 - Mental Health - Madri-Gals Sing to Seniors - Diplomatic Hospitality and Snowshoeing - Triennials 31, 52, 73 - Miriam Sheridan Civic Hospital Volunteers - Dorothy Soras Step by step school Volunteers - Heritage - Ottawa - Dorothy Haberty Elizabeth Fry Society - Ottawa Little Theatre Club - Marleen Macfarlene ABC - Dominion Play writing Competition Prize 1913 - Charlotte Whitton Mayor.
The poster advertises activities organized for International Women's Day. Image of a rose on background with horizontal lines. Poster reads "Event: Parade and Women's Fair. Printed by Focus Publishing Ltd., Grande Prairie, Alberta". The poster was originally in the Women's Information Center collection in Toronto. This collection comes from several donations made in the second half of the 1980s, by women involved in several Canadian organizations surrounding the feminist movement since the early 1970s.
The poster advertises that a centre for women is in the making in Ottawa and a meeting is being organized by Women's Info - Info Femme at the University of Ottawa. Poster reads "Poster by Catherine O'Neill. All women welcome, Be Involved! - Toutes les Femmes son bienvenues, Impliquez-vous!" Image of three women wearing a black cloth with yellow female gender symbols on it. The poster was originally in the Women's Information Center collection in Toronto. This collection comes from several donations made in the second half of the 1980s, by women involved in several Canadian organizations surrounding the feminist movement since the early 1970s.
Group of women holding a "Abortion is our right" banner, "Winnipeg Women's Liberation" and "Women die by men's laws" signs at a Parliament Hill demonstration, Ottawa. Content of image: "front 3 signs (l-r): Winnipeg Women's Liberation, Abortion in OUR right, Women die by men's laws, demonstrations Ottawa".
From file: Abortion Demonstration. People standing outside a building, some holding "We are furious women" and " (') safe (') Control" banners at an pro-choice demonstration. Piece of paper attached to verso with tape:: "Abortion Caravan 1970".
Women behind an "International Women's Day" banner and carrying "Women's right to choose", "Safe and effective birth control", "Equal pay for work of equal value" and "Equal access to jobs" signs during the 1981 Toronto International Women's Day (IWD) demonstration, Ontario. Inscribed in black pen on verso of items I0247 and I0248 and item I0249, : "Photo by Liz Martin", "1981". Label affixed to verso: International Women's day, n.d. (then written) 1978, photo by Liz Martin ['] According to Margaret Fulford's description in The Canadian Women's Movement 1960-1990 : a guide to archival resources, items I0247, I0248, I0249, I0250 and I0251 were produced in 1981 and not in 1978. Item I0250 is indexed on page 136 and the work of Nancy Adamson.
From file: The Amazon Press- Amanda Bankier. The Amazon Print Shop. Content of image: The Amazon Print Shop. Slip of paper attached on item I0846 said: Holly with Gestetner press at Amazon Workshop opening. Information from other sources: The Amazon Print Shop was adopted by The Other Woman on December 1st, 1976. Source: announcement of the Press's opening in The Other Woman, vol. 4, no. 6, November- December 1976. Item I0841 appeared in the above article. Lee Lakeman (left) and unidentified woman (right). Inscribed in light blue felt and blue pen: "Amanda Bankier".